( life / health / food / humor ) I just got back from Kroger where I found a new flavor of smoothie drink from Bolthouse Farms. It's called Carrot Ginger Turmeric, and I gotta tell ya, after cracking one open — not in the store, I'm not o ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Markowitz recipe. (pronounced pah-lah-CHIN-tuhz). Makes 4 or 5.
beat well 2 eggs
Add a pinch of salt
½ teaspoon sugar
beat/mix in blender until has a loose consistency.
Add ½ cup water and some flour while mixing, until thick enough
As a test, dip spoon into mix and let the mixture drip
Make sure it does ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) 1 potato (about 4 inches long)
¼ head lettuce
3 cloves garlic
6 green onions
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup water
½ small can green chilies
Salt and pepper
12 - 14 white corn tortillas
Vegetable oil ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender
Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes
Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add 8 teaspoons sugar
Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag.
Seal, mash till they are all broken up.
Add remainder of ingredients, reseal
keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly
cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg. ... read more
( life / health / food ) Amazing.
Nebraska retiree uses Earth's heat to grow oranges in snow... See youtube.com/watch?vZD3gsgsnk
Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grows oranges ... read more
( life / health / food / trees ) Such a great idea!
Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia's first food forest. The measure, which ... read more
( life / health / food ) See Food of the gods
"... drinking a homemade cacao hot chocolate in the mornings instead of coffee ... unleashes such beautiful creative energies while also giving you a subtle morning boost" ... read more
( life / health / food ) from My Persian Kitchen
Prep time: 1 min
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 31 mins
Serves: 1 cup
1 tsp grated fresh turmeric
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tick cinnamon
1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 slice of lemon
... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) For those "asking for a friend," see marijuana-hemp-cbd-whats-legal-and-where:
"As the legalized cannabis industry in the United States grows with nearly every election, consumers interested in these ... read more
( life / health / food ) Feedback I sent to Luvo:
I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging.
Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."Why not put the instructions right there where it says "instructions?"
Opening the package afterwar ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) "We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden."
via ... read more
( life / health / food ) from Diet drinks TRIPLE risk stroke dementia
"Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia, and are FAR more dangerous than drinks sweetened with sugar.
Boston University researchers found aspart ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce
"I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, but a rece ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans:
"This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in unison with the newly-ignited global debate on GMOs and the presence of ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was.
"Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November."Source: What to Plant Now ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) "Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields because withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest"
via ... read more
( life / health / food ) Broccoli sprouts, anyone?
"The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name BroccoSprouts. They are widely available in sup ... read more
( life / health / food ) Farmers use social media to stop food waste.
So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a milli ... read more
( life / health / food ) Good to know.
from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices
"Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) FIRST, an important note: NEVER eat unripe elderberries.
That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard!:) via 52 Plants ... read more
( life / health / food ) via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert.
"... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water is up to se ... read more
( life / health / food ) No, not just me and my pathetic crop management. While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants — once so proud and erect — are all now bent over. I hope they're not broken, not that I guess it will affect the ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) It was Cinco de Mayo, so we tried Moe's Southwest Grill. After ten minutes with very little movement (the line was so long), we left. Next we tried Las Pal ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough to the garden where it's needed. I've looked into pumps, but they're expensive, which might be why almost ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) My checklist for this year's vegetable garden:
Soil tilled? Check!
Top soil added? Check!
Plants bought? Check!
Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check!
Plants planted? Check!
Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted?
Lettuce ... read more
( life / health / food ) Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post.
"... there is talk of ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) via Avoid the Pharmacy: Fight the Flu with Remedies from the Kitchen.
"A gargle made from salt water can relieve a sore throat. As well, it can stop a budding infection in its tracks. Mix 1 tablespoon of salt with a cup of ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year
"Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be intimidated, s ... read more
( life / health / food ) For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies.
"Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Unti ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, sambusa, was very good. When th ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) "If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it. — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 199 ... read more
( life / health / food ) Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.
via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Ri ... read more
( life / health / food ) Clean 15: The 15 Lowest Pesticide-Prone Forms of Produce.
"If you don't buy organic, health experts like David Suzuki suggest avoiding toxic pesticides linked to health issues including ca ... read more
( life / health / food ) Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts.
BePrepared.com is the world's largest dedicated online marketplace for survival food, water, and gear. They're a complete one-stop shop for everything ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :)
via 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly.
"... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ..." ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms / Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pumpkins, Along With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions!
See also: ... read more
( life / health / food ) All about removing meat and dairy from your diet.
The McDougall Newsletter - Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution.
"My recommendation for eating starches puts glazed looks on people's faces, and many dismiss me as certifia ... read more
( life / health / food ) via newswithviews.com/NWV-News/news233.htm
"It didn't take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roadblock that halted the advance of S. 510: The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, following its approval by the Senat ... read more
( life / health / food ) A very technical article.
"It is important to note that the bulk of the data provided during the evaluation stages of GBH/GMO safety were provided by the i ... read more
( life / health / food ) via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists
"Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe. Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing huma ... read more
( life / health / food ) Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
"10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically engineered crops or from animals given genetically engineered feed, vaccines or growth ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue.com, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device.
Anyway, on a couple of recent dog walks through t ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) Waxman represents L.A. on the west side up to Santa Monica. I bet those people take LOTS of supplements.
"Of all the sneaky tactics practiced in Washington D.C., this rece ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame (2 or 3 hours) for breakfast b ... read more
( life / health / food ) cherries and walnuts are not drugs
"In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond ... read more
( life / health / food ) ... for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myself of. I've been battling back problems since 1996, and this is just part of the routine I've settled into.
Anywa ... read more
( life / health / food / safety ) PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!!
Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home.
A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten ... read more
( life / health / food ) Genetically-modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans and corn that are Round-up ready, which means, they have pesticide IN THE FOOD, which infects and GROWS in your i ... read more
( life / health / food ) Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007, what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle, it's just as good as the Woodbridge California Merlot at twice the price.
I've never had French wine, so this ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention.
via 6 ways mushrooms can save the world
"Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cle ... read more
( life / health / food ) Reheat Pizza
Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works.
Easy Deviled Eggs
Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up ... read more